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Biomes of the World

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Polar Ice
Tundra
Coniferous Forest
Tropical Rainforest
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Grassland
Savanna
Steppe
Desert
Chaparral
Alpine
Freshwater
Marine
Extras

  

A biome, by definition, is a geographic area characterized by certain types of plant and animal communities; a biome contains several smaller and connected ecosystems.

There are THIRTEEN major biomes of the world.

These are:

Tundra and Polar Ice

Coniferous Forest (Taiga)

Tropical Rainforest

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Grassland

Steppe

Desert
 
Savanna

Chaparral

Freshwater

Alpine

Marine

Produced by Billy Price
2005
Rapid Run Middle School Project